The Valmont Skatepark is an 11,000-square-foot outdoor concrete skate park located near Valmont right outside of Boulder, Colorado that first opened in 2021. The skatepark contains many elements of Evergreen’s signature lunar surface design style that mixes many transitional skate elements with street terrain throughout the park.
|Address||Valmont Road & Sterling Circle|
Boulder, Colorado 80301
|Features||Quarter pipes, corners, roll-ins, curbs, ledges, kickers, banks, a volcano, flow park, spines, an open bowl, and a nearby pump track.|
|Size||11,000 square feet|
|Riding Allowed||Skateboards, in-line skates, BMX bikes, and scooters.|
|Hours||Sunrise to Sunset|
Valmont Skatepark Overview
Valmont Skatepark has a shape and a layout like a plant or animal cell that you would see in your 7th-grade biology book. The kidney bowl, which looks like the mitochondria, is a small two-part bowl with steep and sudden walls.
The deep end is separated from the shallow end with an abrupt waterfall roller feature. Anyone skating this bowl should be quick on their board to keep up with the abruptness of the turns and walls.
Adjacent to the small kidney bowl is a wider open bowl and a number of banks, corners, and flowing terrain.
The rest of the park flows in a circular motion which allows a skater to experience a variety of terrain and obstacles. There are a few different ledges, flat rails, volcanoes, and another open bowl that sits at the opposite end of the park from the kidney bowl.
Move from one bowl to another making sure to grind one of the flat rails, pop a board stall on one of the volcanoes, or simply flow through the rolling terrain to maintain momentum. All of the open bowls contain grindable coping as does the kidney bowl and various spots throughout the flowing terrain.
Nearby there is a pump track for BMX bikes as well as the Green Block Skatepark. The Green Block Skatepark focuses on street-style obstacles for skaters of all skill levels. There are plenty of curbs to board slide, rails to grind, and even a nice kicker to a picnic table that skater can’t miss. There are even a couple of manual pads.
When you first look at the Valmont Skatepark and its 11,000 square feet of transitional-style terrain, you may think you are on another planet. This Evergreen-designed park stays true to its signature style.
The Valmont SkatePark in combination with the Green Block Skatepark and the nearby pump track has a lot to offer. Valmont Skatepark has the bowl and transitional style skate terrain whereas Green Block park has most of the street obstacles that all skaters can appreciate.
The Valmont Skatepark is open from sunrise to sunset, 7 days a week, as long as weather permits. Although helmets and pads are not required, they are strongly recommended.
Here’s some video of the park: